radiating curtain

radiating curtain

[′rād·ē‚ād·iŋ ′kərt·ən]
(electromagnetism)
Array of dipoles in a vertical plane, positioned to reinforce each other; it is usually placed one-fourth wavelength ahead of a reflecting curtain of corresponding half-wave reflecting antennas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.